User: tnussp Topic: Water
Category: Chikungunya
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DTC covering up unused buses to fight mosquitoes 27.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has started a major “cover-up operation” at its depots across the city to prevent old unused buses from becoming mosquito breeding grounds.
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EDMC to invoke ESMA against sanitation staff 27.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
East corporation on Monday decided to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) against the supervisory sanitation staff who have been on strike from Friday protesting against non-payment of salaries for the past three months.
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Extreme rainfall and disease outbreaks 26.6.2017 Hindu: Home
In line with rising carbon dioxide concentrations, global temperatures have also rocketed, with 2016 being the hottest year since records were systematically maintained from 1880. Last year was about...
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Untreated polyarthritis can deform joints permanently @ 6/26/2017 6:15:47 PM 26.6.2017 DNA: Health
Chikungunya, the bone breaking fever, being one of the reasons for polyarthritis , may become a rampant disorder.
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Untreated polyarthritis can deform joints permanently 26.6.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Untreated polyarthritis can deform joints permanently
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Untreated polyarthritis can deform joints permanently 26.6.2017 DNA: Health
Chikungunya, the bone breaking fever, being one of the reasons for polyarthritis , may become a rampant disorder.
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Dry spell sparks fears of vector-borne diseases 26.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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Civic bodies cancel employees’ leaves 26.6.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Order due to surge in vector-borne diseases; sanitation and desilting drives soon
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Trash piles up as EDMC workers continue strike on second day 25.6.2017 DNA: Popular News
Agitated municipal sanitation workers continued their strike for the second day in front of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) headquarters in Uday Sadan, Patparganj. The sanitation workers who have gathered outside the gate said that they won't call off the strike this time until their demands are fulfilled by the authority. "We haven't received payment for the last three months. Every time we go for a strike, our Additional Commissioner assures us our demands will be fulfilled soon. But it has never happened," said Mukesh Vaidya, president of All Municipal Corporation Sanitation Supervisors' Union. He added, "There has been no promotion of the workers for many years now. Moreover, we are not even given proper gloves and boots, so that we can do our work properly. Thus, we have called this strike." There are numerous workers who have been working for the last 20 years. But they have never received their full payments nor have they got promotion. "I have been working as a sanitation worker under ...
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Asian strain of zika virus has mutated: Scientists 24.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Asian strain of zika virus has mutated: Scientists
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Zika, dengue and chikungunya: Doctors call for multiplex PCR test kits to fight triple infection 24.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Zika, dengue and chikungunya: Doctors call for multiplex PCR test kits to fight triple infection
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Hospitals told to get more beds for 6 months 24.6.2017 DNA: Mumbai
With an aim to avert a possible dengue-chikungunya crisis in the Capital, the Delhi government on Friday instructed all hospitals and nursing homes to increase their bed capacity by up to 20 per cent for the next six months. So far, Delhi has witnessed 50 cases of dengue and 105 cases of chikungunya. By this month in 2016, however, only five cases of dengue and not a single case of chikungunya were reported. "All hospitals, including private and government, and the nursing homes have been asked to increase the bed capacity by up to 20 per cent for six months, so that there is no shortage of beds. No patient has to be turned away due to unavailability of beds," Delhi Heath Minister Satyendar Jain said. The government has also banned over-the-counter sale of drugs like aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), such as brufen, without medical prescription as use of these may "pose a threat" to dengue and chikungunya patients. According to sources, nearly 4,000 beds will be added to the ...
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Delhi govt nod for extra hospital beds 24.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Approval in time for monsoon; vector-borne diseases expected to spike during season
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‘Spurt in dengue cases cause for concern’ 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
The past decade has seen 20-fold rise in dengue cases, says Dr. Ashwini Kumar
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Operation Brito to keep mosquitoes at bay 23.6.2017 Hindu: News
The Health Department will launch Operation Brito, a scientific campaign to keep vector-borne diseases at bay by destroying mosquito breeding sources, in Wayanad on Monday.“As Aedes aegypti mosquitoes...
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HC seeks report from north civic body's on rag-picker's death 23.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Observing there is more garbage than land in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Friday sought a report from North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on the death of a rag-picker.
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Delhi hospitals allowed to increase bed capacities 23.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to tackle dengue and chikungunya cases in the city, the Delhi government on Friday announced that all hospitals here have been permitted to increase their bed capacity by 10 to 20 per cent.
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Delhi hospitals asked to up bed capacity to tackle dengue 23.6.2017 DNA: Health
The Delhi government today issued instructions to state-run and private hospitals and nursing homes to increase their bed capacity by up to 20 per cent for the next six months to deal with the possible outbreak of dengue and chikungunya.
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Delhi HC to continue hearing dengue, chikungunya matter 23.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
Delhi HC to continue hearing dengue, chikungunya matter
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Ahmedabad civic body still in the dark about Zika 23.6.2017 DNA: Health
Health officials sourced and trained 300 workers for what the Gujarat govt claimed was a Malaria-free Pilot Project, but in reality it was Zika screening
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